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photo (99)When I came up with the idea of making a selection of “party biscuit” cupcakes, there wasn’t a recipe for Bourbon biscuit cupcakes in the new Hummingbird Bakery book so I decided to come up with a recipe myself. I couldn’t remember the last time I had a Bourbon biscuit so I had to buy a packet so I could taste them to remind myself what they were like! After tasting a couple, Tom and I decided that the biscuits themselves were pretty flavourless, it was the buttercream sandwiching them together which had the chocolate flavour. If you want to try making some homemade Bourbons too, keep reading….

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photo (89)A few weeks ago I gave in and I bought the new Hummingbird Bakery cookbook, Home Sweet Home. I debated for a long time whether or not I should get it – I have a large collection of baking books and I’ve only made a fraction of the recipes in them, so do I really need any more? I decided yes. I love the Cake Days book from the Hummingbird Bakery and the latest one is also full of interesting recipes. Click here to keep reading.

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